2016 - ENGLISH - MOVIE
An engaging biographical drama The Founder features Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch, Linda Cardellini, Patrick Wilson, B.J. Novak, and Laura Dern. For essaying his role in the film Michael Keaton took piano lessons as real Ray Kroc liked to play the piano. This 2016 English film was written by Robert Siegel and directed by John Lee Hancock. A meeting between a salesman Ray and Mac and Dick McDonald lead to the development of a world-famous eatery. How the events unfolded is brought out beautifully in the film. It was produced by Don Handfield, Karan Lunder, Jeremy Renner and Aaron Ryder. It was tastefully captured by John Schwartzman and edited by Robert Frazen. Carter Burwell composed the music. It was released on January 20, 2017, and has a running time of 115 minutes. The movie was made on a budget of $7 million and it grossed $24.1 million at the box office. The distribution rights were acquired by The Weinstein Company. Prince castle the company where Kroc worked earlier still exists and it supplies McDonald with much of its equipment. A PG-13 certificate for the movie was provided by the MPAA.